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Recruitment Update

Recruitment in 2019 has been quite strong!  To date, we have over 553 members and 226 practices in 37 states.  This year alone, we’ve added 61 providers to our ranks and continue to grow at an unprecedented rate.  Many thanks to our members since our growth is due to support from YOU and your willingness... Read More

Spring National Meeting Addresses Major Challenges Independent Providers Currently Face

Over 150 rheumatologists and practice administrators gathered for United Rheumatology’s 2019 Spring National Meeting in Dallas, TX. “Mitigating Practice Risk as the Healthcare Landscape Shifts Beneath Us” addressed the major challenges independent providers currently face, and more importantly, how United Rheumatology and its members can be a part of the solution. With 550 members in... Read More

Congressman Michael Burgess announced as keynote speaker for 2019 Spring National Meeting

United Rheumatology is excited to announce Congressman Michael Burgess, M.D. (R-Texas) as our 2019 Spring National Meeting keynote speaker. Congressman Burgess will present “Changing Landscape of Provider Reimbursements.” After spending nearly three decades practicing medicine in North Texas, Congressman Burgess has served the constituents of the 26th District since 2003 in the United States House... Read More
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Payer Program Offerings included in Spring National Meeting Round Table Sessions

“Mitigating Practice Risk as the Healthcare Landscape Shifts Beneath Us,” the theme for this year’s meeting, addresses the critical need for integrating a suite of financial and other service offerings to the current practice management solutions provided by United Rheumatology. Payer Program Offerings As payers continue to shift away from a fee-for-service to a value-based reimbursement... Read More
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Spring National Meeting to address practice risk in current healthcare environment

“Mitigating Practice Risk as the Healthcare Landscape Shifts Beneath Us,” the theme for this year’s meeting, addresses the critical need for integrating a suite of financial and other service offerings to the current practice management solutions provided by United Rheumatology. Douglas Tardio, United Rheumatology’s CEO will lead a series of discussions throughout the event addressing... Read More
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Registration for the 2019 Spring National Meeting is now open

 “Mitigating Practice Risk as the Healthcare Landscape Shifts Beneath Us,” the theme for this year’s meeting, addresses the critical need for integrating a suite of financial and other service offerings to the current practice management solutions provided by United Rheumatology. Douglas Tardio, United Rheumatology’s CEO will lead a series of discussions throughout the event addressing... Read More

Update from the Chairman

In my last update, I shared that our new 2019 Membership fee structure would result in a reduction in your annual costs for UR participation while supporting our data strategy.  The response from current and potential new members has been tremendous. I also shared our #1 priority was to engage health plan payers in a collaborative dialogue... Read More

2019 National Meeting Schedule Announced

Held twice a year, United Rheumatology’s National Meetings offer timely and relevant educational sessions delivered by key industry leaders. Topics typically include payer strategies, CMS, clinical pathways, and competitive drug pricing, and are designed to support independent rheumatologists. In addition to learning from industry experts, attendees also have plenty of opportunities to network with colleagues... Read More

2018 Fall National Meeting Presentations Now Available

Presentations from UR’s 2018 Fall National Meeting are now available for viewing and download. Over a dozen presentations covering a wide variety of topics including payer strategies, CMS, clinical pathways, and drug pricing, have been uploaded to the resource section of UR’s website. To access the presentations, members can visit the Presentations page on the website. Read More
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United Rheumatology Announces Additions to Executive Leadership Team

United Rheumatology is excited to announce two recent additions to its executive leadership team. Douglas Tardio has been an advisor and UR board member for over 4 years. Doug has helped shape many of the UR assets including the Guidelines and the Medical Policy Committee (MPC). He has an expansive career working for and with... Read More

Recruitment Update

By Jacquelynn Lott / May 17, 2019

Recruitment in 2019 has been quite strong!  To date, we have over 553 members and 226 practices in 37 states.  This year alone, we’ve added 61 providers to our ranks and continue to grow at an unprecedented rate.  Many thanks to our members since our growth is due to support from YOU and your willingness … Read moreRecruitment Update

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Spring National Meeting Addresses Major Challenges Independent Providers Currently Face

By Jacquelynn Lott / April 17, 2019

Over 150 rheumatologists and practice administrators gathered for United Rheumatology’s 2019 Spring National Meeting in Dallas, TX. “Mitigating Practice Risk as the Healthcare Landscape Shifts Beneath Us” addressed the major challenges independent providers currently face, and more importantly, how United Rheumatology and its members can be a part of the solution. With 550 members in … Read moreSpring National Meeting Addresses Major Challenges Independent Providers Currently Face

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Congressman Michael Burgess announced as keynote speaker for 2019 Spring National Meeting

By Jacquelynn Lott / March 28, 2019

United Rheumatology is excited to announce Congressman Michael Burgess, M.D. (R-Texas) as our 2019 Spring National Meeting keynote speaker. Congressman Burgess will present “Changing Landscape of Provider Reimbursements.” After spending nearly three decades practicing medicine in North Texas, Congressman Burgess has served the constituents of the 26th District since 2003 in the United States House … Read moreCongressman Michael Burgess announced as keynote speaker for 2019 Spring National Meeting

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Payer Program Offerings included in Spring National Meeting Round Table Sessions

By Jacquelynn Lott / March 26, 2019

“Mitigating Practice Risk as the Healthcare Landscape Shifts Beneath Us,” the theme for this year’s meeting, addresses the critical need for integrating a suite of financial and other service offerings to the current practice management solutions provided by United Rheumatology. Payer Program Offerings As payers continue to shift away from a fee-for-service to a value-based reimbursement … Read morePayer Program Offerings included in Spring National Meeting Round Table Sessions

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Spring National Meeting to address practice risk in current healthcare environment

By Jacquelynn Lott / March 22, 2019

“Mitigating Practice Risk as the Healthcare Landscape Shifts Beneath Us,” the theme for this year’s meeting, addresses the critical need for integrating a suite of financial and other service offerings to the current practice management solutions provided by United Rheumatology. Douglas Tardio, United Rheumatology’s CEO will lead a series of discussions throughout the event addressing … Read moreSpring National Meeting to address practice risk in current healthcare environment

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Registration for the 2019 Spring National Meeting is now open

By Jacquelynn Lott / February 28, 2019

 “Mitigating Practice Risk as the Healthcare Landscape Shifts Beneath Us,” the theme for this year’s meeting, addresses the critical need for integrating a suite of financial and other service offerings to the current practice management solutions provided by United Rheumatology. Douglas Tardio, United Rheumatology’s CEO will lead a series of discussions throughout the event addressing … Read moreRegistration for the 2019 Spring National Meeting is now open

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Update from the Chairman

By Jacquelynn Lott / February 11, 2019

In my last update, I shared that our new 2019 Membership fee structure would result in a reduction in your annual costs for UR participation while supporting our data strategy.  The response from current and potential new members has been tremendous. I also shared our #1 priority was to engage health plan payers in a collaborative dialogue … Read moreUpdate from the Chairman

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2019 National Meeting Schedule Announced

By Jacquelynn Lott / December 18, 2018

Held twice a year, United Rheumatology’s National Meetings offer timely and relevant educational sessions delivered by key industry leaders. Topics typically include payer strategies, CMS, clinical pathways, and competitive drug pricing, and are designed to support independent rheumatologists. In addition to learning from industry experts, attendees also have plenty of opportunities to network with colleagues … Read more2019 National Meeting Schedule Announced

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2018 Fall National Meeting Presentations Now Available

By Jacquelynn Lott / December 7, 2018

Presentations from UR’s 2018 Fall National Meeting are now available for viewing and download. Over a dozen presentations covering a wide variety of topics including payer strategies, CMS, clinical pathways, and drug pricing, have been uploaded to the resource section of UR’s website. To access the presentations, members can visit the Presentations page on the website.

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United Rheumatology Announces Additions to Executive Leadership Team

By Jacquelynn Lott / November 26, 2018

United Rheumatology is excited to announce two recent additions to its executive leadership team. Douglas Tardio has been an advisor and UR board member for over 4 years. Doug has helped shape many of the UR assets including the Guidelines and the Medical Policy Committee (MPC). He has an expansive career working for and with … Read moreUnited Rheumatology Announces Additions to Executive Leadership Team

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